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KCSMMHZ
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
. the u.s. energy department released the report on wednesday. it says the export of shale gas and other natural gas products would raise energy prices but would help the economy overall. the government is now ready to examine whether to give the go-ahead to export projects. a number of energy firms hope to export natural gas as the surge in shale gas output pushes domestic gas prices sharply lower. >>> the export plans include business with japan's electric and gas utilities. japanese energy firms have had to increase their use of thermal power plants since the nuclear accident and are keen to buy cheaper u.s. gas. officials at japan's transport ministry have ordered airlines to inspect boeing passenger jets. they say state-of-the-art 787 dreamliners have had problems with their fuel lines. the emergency order followed a fuel leak in october involving a 787 flown by all nippon airways. workers at boeing found that fuel line connectors designed to prevent leaks were not installed on that plane. officials at all nippon airways and japan airlines say they were notified of the problem
KCSMMHZ
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
have a lot to think about. we'll be examining the key issues all this week here on "newsline." energy policy has emerged as one of the biggest points of contention in this election. at the heart of the debate is the notion of health, both of people and the japanese economic. nhk world reports. >> reporter: ken has done everything he can think of it to save electricity. he understands what's at stake after what happened in fukushima. he's hoping he and his neighbors can reduce their dependence on nuclear power. >> translator: i'd like to see which politicians will take concrete steps to deal with nuclear power. i'll choose the one who shares my way of thinking. >> reporter: the fukushima disaster forced people in japan to think about where their energy comes from. nuclear power accounted for 26% of the supply before the accident. the government plans to raise that to 45% by 2030. japan has 54 nuclear reactors. the accident prompted operators to shut them down one by one for safety inspections. by this past may all of them were offline. but the people who ran the utilities feared they w
KCSMMHZ
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
point. peaceful use of the nuclear energy and the other is the peaceful use for outer space. actually using outer space with the launch and show you the time of december. a little bit before december, south korea had time launch their own satellite. they delayed the launch and during the preparation, no one complained. no one criticized. whenever north korea did something with the missile launch, anyone in the international community cannot accept it. therefore some of them admit that north korea has a right to launch missiles into outer space. >> we are talking about two missiles. plus it's december, not the best of months. >> that's right. yeah. it's a quite unusual one. they strongly indicated that the 100 day hold to succeed, but they understand about the product because in the winter time and using the fuel is quite unstable and weather conditions are not so good. >> despite that they are willing to take the risk. >> that's right. yes because again -- the independent sovereignty are quite important. they are much more precious than the peace. even though they are 100 today, thing
KCSMMHZ
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
ability to make decisions concerning the regulation of nuclear energy. yoichiro tatiwa, nhk world. >>> people in japan are weighing their options in preparing to make a decision that will effect their future. they cast ballots next sunday in a general election. when japan decides voters will be picking lawmakers for the louer house lou lower house of the diet. the parties will form the next government. voters have a lot to think about. we'll be examining the key issues all this week here on "newsline." >>> prime minister noda is facing the biggest fight of his political life, nhk's latest opinion poll suggests he could be in trouble. this election, like any, has a lot of moving parts which can confuse those who are unfamiliar with the system. >> reporter: we should work together to tackle japan's challenges. >> translator: i'm determined to do everything possible to move politics forward using a down to earth approach. >> reporter: and there were many challenges. reconstruction following the 2011 disaster, containment of the fukushima nuclear accident. and fiscal reform and econom
KCSMMHZ
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
in-depth reports on issues that could define the campaign from energy policy to disaster recovery and foreign affairs and more. get online and learn more. >>> the storm has passed from the philippines. our meteorologist is here with more. robert? >> well, we are still watching this. the cyclone evan still spinning out here. we have the center of circulation very defined in the islands. they're underrate at this time. you're seeing some absolute damaging winds. we're seeing widespread reports of power lines down, trees down all across the islands here. really just creating an absolute mess. it does look like the storm is continuing to linger over the next 24 hours before it is expected to move off to the west impacting fiji early next week. at this time, still packing strong winds. 120 kilometer per hour winds. this is a category 3 cyclone. really, you're going to be getting battered in the next 24 hours across samoa. going into sunday, you're going to start to see clearing conditions. once again, that's when fiji, you're going to start to see the conditions go down hill. we're sti
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